A talk on "Regulating air quality in India: Challenges and the way forward" by Dr. Shibani Ghosh, a Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), a New Delhi-based think tank, and an Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court of India

A talk on "Ending the ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) age" by Atul Gopal, Co-founder and trustee of three schools, which work under the Peepal Tree umbrella

A talk on "Engineering Solutions for a Solar Economy" by Prof. Rakesh Agrawal, of Purdue University, who is also a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kanpur

A talk on "Ideas to ventures: 3 short stories" by Dr. Pravin Bhagwat , Distinguished Alumnus, IIT Kanpur and Co-Founder & CTO, Mojo Networks

A talk on "Striving for Excellence In a Academic Research - A case for Nanomaterial" by Prof. Pulickel M. Ajayan, Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, USA